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Gibson Custom 1959 Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar Dark Bourbon

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Overview

The closest you'll ever come to a brand-new 1959 Les Paul.

Consider a "Holy Grail" by many guitarists, the '59 Gibson Les Paul Standard is nothing if not a pure icon of some of the world's great guitarists across multiple genres. This limited-edition Standard is a painstaking replica of that hallowed original. Gibson went as far as analyzing and recreating chemical formulas for period plastics and other materials to make sure that, without a time machine, this is as close as you can ever come to buying a brand new '59. Includes deluxe lacquered hard case.

Features

  • Nitro-finished lightweight mahogany body with figured maple top
  • 24.75"-scale long-tenon mahogany neck with 22-fret, 12"-radius rosewood fingerboard
  • Gibson Custom Shop CustomBuckers, 3-way switch
  • ABR-1 tune-o-matic bridge, stopbar tailpiece, Kluson Deluxe single-band tuners

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Specs

1959 Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar Specifications:

Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Figured Maple
  • Body wood: Lightweight Mahogany
  • Body finish: Lacquer Nitrocellulose
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: 1959 Les Paul
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in long tenon
  • Scale length: 24.75 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Lacquer Nitrocellulose
Fingerboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 9.5 in.
  • Fret size: Reissue
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Trapezoid
  • Nut width/material 1.687 in. (42.8 mm) Nylon
Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: CustomBucker
  • Middle:
  • Bridge: CustomBucker
  • Brand: Gibson Custom
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics:
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: ABR-1
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Kluson deluxe
  • Color: Nickel
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features:
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories:
  • Country of origin: United States
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